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Celebrate Earth Day: Raising Children to be Environmental Stewards

Posted about 5 days ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel and Resources | Tagged with children's literature, earth day, environment, environmentalism, recycling, sustainability and sustainable living

This Earth Day take the time to start a conversation about environmental stewardship. Teaching kids about the need to preserve and protect our environment can be a process that is fun and educational for everyone involved.

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Using Mindfulness to Help Kids Destress

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children & Parenting, eBooks & eAudiobooks, Education, Fitness, Nature, & Travel, Resources, Self-help & Spirituality and Teen | Tagged with Anxiety, meditation, mindfulness, parenting, stress, teens and Yoga

Just as adults suffer from social anxiety and troublesome thoughts that will not go away; so do children. By practicing mindful presence and awareness, kids learn to pause for a moment, catch their breath, and get a sense of what they need at this very moment in time, firmly rooting them in the here and now, with space to grow and be themselves.

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Getting Crafty with Make U Mobile Art Labs

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies, Children & Parenting, Make U and Programs | Tagged with crepe, easter, toddler craft and windo

​As we mark the half way point in our grant funded Mobile Art Labs, we are pleased to share that the reception we have gotten has been great! Kids and parents alike have been very responsive to the goals of the Curiosity Creates Grant, and most importantly, everyone is having a lot of fun!

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